Srinagar, 27 July: The heat wave conditions remained unabated in parts of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, even as the summer capital recorded its hottest July day in 8 years at 34.6 degrees Celsius.
As per Kashmir Weather, an independent weather forecaster, Srinagar recorded its hottest July day since 2013 when the maximum temperature had reached 35.2 degrees Celsius.
The all-time highest July temperature is 38.3°C recorded on 10 July 1946.
Similarly, Kupwara also recorded its hottest July day since 2013 at 35.2°C.
On 29 July 2013, mercury had reached at 35.8°C.
The ski-resort of Gulmarg, famous for its beauty and heavy snowfall during winters, recorded a maximum temperature of 25.0°C.
The other parts of the Valley also witnessed similar weather conditions.
Qazigund recorded 32.6°C, Pahalgam 29.6°C and Kokernag 31.7°C as the day’s highest temperatures.
Kashmir Weather has forecast a relief from present hot weather conditions from tomorrow with chances of rain and thundershowers at widespread places.